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Summer Heat, Drought Take Toll on Lawn

Q: Every year I have to deal with brown and dying grass, because the climate we live in gets so hot in the late summer. We also have water restrictions to deal with. How can I keep my lawn healthy? – Bryan in Norcross, Ga. A: Dealing with watering restrictions Continue reading →

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Air Conditioner Alternatives

Q: What is the difference between an air conditioner and an evaporator? Is one better for my home? I just need something to cool the front room occasionally in the summertime, and I hate window units. – George F., Burlington, Vt. A: An evaporative cooler can be a cost-effective alternative to Continue reading →

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Water-Damaged Carpet Needs Quick Attention

Q: My apartment’s window air-conditioning unit dripped water from the front left corner for several days before I realized it, and the carpet underneath is soaking wet. How can I dry it quickly? – Chase T., Concord, N.H. A: First off, since you live in an apartment, contact the landlord Continue reading →

Hibbs Contracting

Hibbs Contracting

Genesee Valley Penny Saver honors this week’s Business in your Community Hibbs Contracting Business Description: • Home improvement and remodeling business • Featuring roofing, gutters, windows, siding, bathrooms, decks and more Business History: • Founded by lifelong Finger Lakes resident, Butch Hibbard in 1992 and incorporated in 1996. • Butch Continue reading →